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Erasmus+: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission March 2017

Following the introduction of Erasmus+ in 2014, The European Commission is carrying out an Interim Evaluation of the programme. In October 2016, UUKi issued a survey designed to gather information from the sector on its experiences with the Erasmus+ programme so far.

In total, 50 responses were received from 50 institutions. This is a summary of those responses.

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